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Varsity Girls Go 2-0 on 2nd Day of LATCP, Earn Spot in Championship Game

Day 2 of the LATCP Tournament saw the Flatbush Falcons take on the two host programs, with the games bookending a lunch and inclusion program.  The Falcons prevailed in the morning contest with HANC, 37-15, and again later in the afternoon showdown with HAFTR, 48-34.  But it was the break between the two games that

JV Boys Open with Tough Road Win

The Falcon JV Boys Basketball team took to the road for their first test of the 2015-16 season, and they passed with flying colors, defeating Kushner, 40-39, in a pre-season contest in Livingston, NJ. As a non-divisional preseason game, Rookie Lead Coach Gus Kennedy took advantage of the opportunity to see how his young charges

Varsity Girls Hit the Ground Running at LATCP Tournament

The Varsity Falcon Girls Basketball team got an early start on their weekend, running past the Lightning of Bruriah in the nightcap of the opening round match-ups at the 2015 LATCP Tournament & Shabbaton hosted by HAFTR and HANC in Lawrence, NY, 55-31. Using basketball as the hook, the LATCP Tournament brings student-athletes from four Yeshiva

Guest Speaker Shares Professional Experience with YoF Coaching and Officiating Students

On Thursday (10/22), students in Mr. Mike Gelber’s Coaching and Officiating Theory Class, an elective course in Yeshivah of Flatbush’s new Physical Education curriculum, were treated to a surprise guest speaker. They were joined by CB Bucknor who presently works as a Major League Baseball Umpire. The Coaching/Officiating class is the brainchild of Coach Gelber and is offered

“Wild” Ride at the Falcons Nest; Flatbush Comes Up Short in Season Opener

It was everything you could want in a season opener, except for the favorable outcome.  For 32 minutes on Wednesday night (10/21) in the Falcon’s Nest, the Varsity Boys Basketball team gave the favored DRS Wildcats everything they could handle, and nearly pulled off a stunning upset, but a final push went awry, and the

Great Day for Yeshiva Boys Soccer

On a bright, sunny, windy – and unseasonably cool – Sunday afternoon, four soccer teams from across the northeast region of the United States gathered to take part in the inaugural Mid-Atlantic Yeshiva Boys Soccer Tournament.  And, as evidenced by the spirited and skilled play from start to finish, it was a resounding success. Squads

Falcons Notch First Win of the Season at MTA

The Varsity Falcons Boys Basketball team took to the road to collect their first win of the 2015-16 season Sunday (10/18) in defeating the MTA Lions at Yeshiva University in a preseason match up. The team’s success was keyed by solid defense throughout the game. Junior Abie Rosow played a strong third quarter, which he capped

Falcons Falter in Pre-Season Opener

Though controlling the tempo through the entire first half, the 2015-16 Varsity Boys Falcons could never find a rhythm on offense. As a result, the opposing YDE Thunder  hung close through the opening half, building confidence, ultimately pulling away late to upset Flatbush in the season opener 45-34. Taking the court at Magen David Elementary School

Girls Soccer Debuts at Flatbush; Girls Hit the Ground Running

On a seasonably cool evening, the Flatbush girls took to the grass field of Comer Park to demonstrate that they deserve a spot on the school’s first ever outdoor girls soccer team. Thursday night (10/8) saw over 15 Falcon outdoor soccer hopefuls gather at Comer Field, the baseball home for the yeshivah that now doubles

Maccabi Greats Get Boys Basketball off to a Flying Start

With the help of Maccabi Tel Aviv greats both past and present, the Flatbush Boys Basketball team officially kicked off the 2015-16 season on Saturday night (10/3) with the first official practice under new Falcon Basketball head coaches Michael Gurock and Gus Kennedy. The event was unusual for a number of reasons.  Firstly, it is